Kobe Bryant set for return to Manila for Mamba Mentality tour
Kobe Bryant makes his first trip back to the Philippines after his NBA retirement.

KOBE Bryant makes his anticipated return to Manila for the Mamba Mentality Tour set for June 25 and 26.

The basketball legend will inspire the upcoming generation of young ballers to embrace the Mamba Mentality, a philosophy derived from Kobe’s approach to the game, and his aspirations of chasing perfection through hard work, resilience and passion in every aspect of life on and off the court.

This is the Mamba’s first visit to the Philippines after his retirement from the NBA.

The Mamba Mentality Tour aims to challenge and inspire the mindset of Pinoy ballers to be relentless, resilient and fearless in the sport of basketball and life. This will be achieved through Kobe Academy on June 26, where selected ballers, who have shown that they have the skills and Mamba Mentality mindset, will train with the Black Mamba himself.
 
To qualify for the Kobe Academy, ballers are invited to join the Kobe Academy Pre-Camp from June 22 to 24 to bring their game and be challenged at 4 a.m. basketball sessions.

Known for his legendary work ethic, Kobe would wake up and start his training sessions in the early morning before team practice, sometimes as early as 4am.  
 
Filipino fans can also look forward to Mamba Mentality Night to witness the legacy of his 20-year career at Smart Araneta Coliseum.  
 
To be a part of the Mamba Mentality Tour, sign up as a Nike+ member and click here.

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